UnkwnTech UnkwnTech - 3 months ago 12
Python Question

Python: can I have a list with named indices?

In PHP I can name my array indicies so that I may have something like:

$shows = Array(0 => Array('id' => 1, 'name' => 'Sesaeme Street'),
1 => Array('id' => 2, 'name' => 'Dora The Explorer'));


Is this possible in Python?

Answer

This sounds like the PHP array using named indices is very similar to a python dict:

shows = [
  {"id": 1, "name": "Sesaeme Street"},
  {"id": 2, "name": "Dora The Explorer"},
]

See http://docs.python.org/tutorial/datastructures.html#dictionaries for more on this.

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